Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicPrimary education

Topic: Primary education

India is seeing its worst ‘edu-cide’. First survey after Covid shows

The education gap in India only seems to be widening, and lockdown-induced school closure has only made matters worse.

India expects all primary & lower-secondary school kids to be educated by 2030: UNESCO report

UNESCO's Global Education Monitoring Report released in Paris on International Day of Education says India expects its upper secondary enrolment to hit 88% from 55% in 2015.

Greater Mumbai’s policy parameters for pre-primary education missing from MoUs, study shows

Vidhi study of the municipal corporation's PPP model finds clear dangers of shifting the responsibility of delivering education from the state to private partners.

1.38 lakh Telangana students struggle to tune in as govt school classes begin online

The 1.38 lakh students are those without access to any electronic devices, even a TV, but the state government says opening day saw over 14 lakh students attend online classes.

CM Adityanath’s 5-step plan for UP students under lockdown that other states can emulate

Due to coronavirus pandemic, govt and private schools in UP are expected to reopen only in July. But CM Adityanath is ensuring students don't miss out on learning.

Look beyond Adityanath’s saffron robe. His govt is revolutionising UP’s primary education

By late 2021, Uttar Pradesh will start witnessing the results of its massive exercise targeting real learning among children, which will be a model for India.

India’s poverty rate reduced to half over 10-year period, says UN

More than 270 million people in India have shed poverty during the period 2005-15.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.